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Sentinels of the Sea Podcasts

Sentinels of the Sea Podcasts



Episode 4: Making Waves
How do The Marine Mammal Center’s educators get young people interested in complex topics like marine science and ocean conservation? By using some of the ocean’s best storytellers: marine mammals. Tune in to the fourth episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast as we take you on a deep dive into our mission to make science accessible to all kids, while helping to foster the next generation of marine scientists.

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Featuring:
Jenny Cavellero – Animal Care Volunteer and Rescue Department Intern - The Marine Mammal Center
Rachel Bergren – Director of Education and Guest Experience - The Marine Mammal Center

Narrated by:
Giancarlo Rulli
Length: 5:24


Episode 3: Going Underground
Did you know The Marine Mammal Center recirculates and disinfects up to 75,000 gallons of water per hour? Or that the computer system that makes this happen sits in what was once a Cold War-era missile bunker? Tune in to the third episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast as we take a behind-the-scenes look at the intricate web of underground systems that keep the world's largest marine mammal hospital running at full strength.

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Featuring:
Tony Williams – Life Support Systems & Facilities Technician – The Marine Mammal Center
Jason Barcelon – Director of Life Support Systems – The Marine Mammal Center

Narrated by:
Giancarlo Rulli
Length: 4:00


Episode 2: Whale Autopsy
What happens when a dead whale washes ashore along the central California coast? What are these whales telling us about the health of our ocean? Tune into the second episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast to take a deep dive into the Center’s research aimed at better understanding whales—and our ocean—through autopsy.

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Featuring:
Barbie Halaska – Research Assistant – The Marine Mammal Center

Narrated by:
Giancarlo Rulli
Length: 4:35


Episode 1: Sea Lion Cancer
Did you know that The Marine Mammal Center first documented cancer in California sea lions in 1978? Tune in to the first episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast as we take a deep dive into the Center's sea lion cancer research to better understand why sea lions have one of the highest rates of cancer of any species on earth, including humans.

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Featuring:
Dr. Frances Gulland – Senior Scientist – The Marine Mammal Center
Dr. Alissa Deming – Veterinarian and Geoffrey C. Hughes Research Fellow – The Marine Mammal Center

Narrated by:
Giancarlo Rulli
Length: 5:27

 



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